The University of the Philippines administration is trying to hide something or many things when it says that the university’s centennial celebrations should be apolitical. Yes, don’t make a mistake about it, something’s rotten and its being shoved under the red carpet.
But no one can’t miss the elephant(s) in the room.
For some incisive and insighful views on UP as it celebrates 100 years since the American colonial government founded it, take a look at:
1. the statement of the All UP Workers Alliance and the Congress of Teachers/Educators for Nationalism and Democracy (CONTEND)